Ideas Abu Dhabi was established in 2017 as a forum that welcomes global thinkers, visionaries, innovators, and policymakers to hold intimate dialogues centered around some of the world’s greatest challenges. Each year, Ideas Abu Dhabi explores different topics of global importance through the perspectives of experts with diverse views. To date, Ideas Abu Dhabi has convened more than 1,000 thought leaders from across the globe. Ideas Abu Dhabi is hosted by Tamkeen in association with the Aspen Institute.


Leadership Leadership

Ideas Abu Dhabi is co-chaired by Rima Al Mokarrab, Chair of Tamkeen, and Daniel Porterfield, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

Rima Al Mokarrab
Daniel Porterfield


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